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Stephen Louis Cobenais Sr.

Duluth suspect lost child custody battle hours before shooting

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Stephen Louis Cobenais Sr. was angry when he learned that his baby son was being removed from his care, and he shot and killed Mario Highler when Highler said something about the baby that Cobenais didn't like.


That allegation was in a complaint filed Thursday in St. Louis County District Court charging Cobenais, 24, with intentional second-degree murder and for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

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